ORDINANCE 521

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NORRIS MUNICIPAL ZONING ORDINANCE, 2010 BY DEFINING AND REGULATING ADULT BUSINESSES WITHIN THE CITY OF NORRIS, TENNESSEE.

 

            BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Norris, Tennessee that:

 

            Section 1.  Chapter 2, Section 14-203, Definitions, is hereby amended by adding the following definition:

 

ADULT BUSINESS.  An adult business is one in which: a) at least twenty-five (25) percent of the floor stock merchandise, whether printed, video, or sexual devices, is oriented toward the adult population and appeals to prurient interests.  Said merchandise generally depicts male or female genitalia and/or breasts and/or sexual acts; b) the business appeals to prurient interests by offering male or female dancers, models, waiters, waitresses, or bartenders either nude, seminude, and/or exposing directly by lack of covering or clothing or transparently by the use of materials such as falsies, g-string or similar items/articles which allows the direct or indirect viewing of human genitalia, or breasts as an attraction to the establishment.

 

Section 2.  Chapter 3, Section 14-310, I-1 - Light Industrial District, is hereby amended by adding the following language under subsection 1. Uses Permitted:

 

r.          Adult Oriented Businesses, provided no portion of the building is located closer than one thousand (1,000) feet to any public or private school, day care center, church, bar, restaurant, package store, or residence.

 

            Section 3.  This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the public welfare requiring it.

 

                                                                       

Adopted First Reading: October 11, 2010

 

Public Hearing:  November 8, 2010

 

Adopted Second Reading: November 8,2010